Imaging with VIIRS: A Convergence of Technologies and Experience, 2nd Edition

Imaging with VIIRS: A Convergence of Technologies and Experience, 2nd Edition
  • Name the important heritage instruments that led to the development of the VIIRS imager
  • Describe the spectral coverage and two spatial resolution modes of the VIIRS 22 channels
  • State the advantages of multispectral imagery in fire and hot spot detection/interpretation
  • Use true color imagery to identify surface, atmospheric, and ocean surface features and characteristics
  • Discriminate between nadir and edge of scan passes from the NOAA and Metop AVHRR imager
  • State what is unique about VIIRS pixel resolution as it scans across the imaging swath
  • Describe the differences between fine and smooth DMSP OLS imager data
  • State the advantages of the nighttime visible channel on OLS
  • State and be able to identify features that can be seen during no-moon, half-moon, and full-moon illuminations